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Why David Gilkey Was In The Roughest Part Of Afghanistan

The NPR photographer kept heading back to the front lines in Afghanistan to gauge how the Afghan military was faring against the Taliban. It's a story that has largely been ignored.
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NPR's Zabihullah Tamanna, Journalist And Father, Killed In Afghanistan

Interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna was killed Sunday along with photojournalist David Gilkey. "Zabi," as he was known, was hired by Philip Reeves, who calls the Afghan "a lovely man" with "deep wisdom."
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NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey Is Remembered By Colleagues

David Gilkey, an NPR photojournalist who chronicled pain and beauty in war and conflict, was killed in Afghanistan along with NPR's Afghan interpreter and fellow journalist Zabihullah Tamanna.
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Interpreter In Haiti Remembers Gilkey Did His Job With 'Passion'

NPR photojournalist David Gilkey was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday while riding in a convoy that came under attack. Jael Madius remembers working with Gilkey in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
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Killed On The Job In Afghanistan: NPR Photographer And Interpreter

NPR photojournalist David Gilkey and Afghan journalist Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling in an Afghan army convoy. NPR's David Greene, Renee Montagne and Tom Bowman share memories.
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Remembering NPR Photojournalist David Gilkey

David Gilkey, whose images documented both tragedy and hope, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday along with NPR's Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna.
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NPR Photographer, Interpreter Killed In Afghanistan

David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna were killed while traveling in a convoy with an Afghan army unit.
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Under U.S. Air Cover, Afghan Commandos Chase The Elusive Taliban

Afghan commandos, supported by U.S. special operations forces, launched a raid into a village contested by the Taliban. The raid permitted an aid convoy to make progress after nearly a month.
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Memorial Day In Kandahar: A Run To Honor America's Fallen

Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
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Leader's Death Revives Question: What Is Pakistan's Relationship With The Taliban?

Renee Montagne talks to Mujib Mashal, a reporter with The New York Times, about Pakistan's role in the U.S. drone strike that killed the head of the Taliban over the weekend.

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